CONNECT with Nature,

CONNECT with Nature, CAPTURE a Photo

The Edmonton Nature Centres Foundation (ENCF) is hosting our first nature-inspired photo contest! You could win one of five fantastic prize packages by submitting your photo between June 1, 2021 and July 15, 2021!

The contest is intended for amateur photographers age 18+ residing in the Edmonton metropolitan area – City of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Sturgeon County, Parkland County and Leduc County.

We invite you to visit one of the fabulous trails to connect with nature and capture a photo. Photo content must feature a local plant or animal species, habitat or climate change/sustainability-related issue. Photos containing a person or people are not permitted.

Deadline to submit your photo is July 15, 2021.

Grand Prize

Sphera Foldable E Bike – Value $1750

Courtesy of Vamoose Electric Cycle Ltd.

How To Enter

Learn about how to enter, as well as the do’s and don’ts of the Trail Escape Photo Contest.


Grand Prize

Sphera Foldable E Bike – Value $1750
Courtesy of Vamoose Electric Cycle Ltd.

The Vamoose fold-and-go fat tire cycle is a fantastic machine for folks looking for a low step-through cycle that can also be folded to fit in a car or small space for storage or transport. With a powerful 500W rear hub motor and 20″x4″ Kenda tires, this cycle will get you where you want to go, with little hassle.

Package 2

Edmonton Valley Zoo – Up Close & Personal Private Tour for Two – Value $250 courtesy of Edmonton Valley Zoo

Join us for a special tour at the Edmonton Valley Zoo filled with many animal photo opportunities and a chance to go behind the scenes! A zoo education staff member will arrange unique opportunities to Get Closer to some amazing animals – armadillos, red pandas, seals and more! All photographic skill levels are welcome. COVID19 restrictions may apply. Animal availability subject to change.

Package 3

Acorn Photographs “Snap Session”
Courtesy of Acorn Photographs
Perfect for kids, families, pets, and portraits! Looking for some quick photos or just a fun activity with your family, love of your life, or furry friend? Then a Snap Session is the session for you! Includes half an hour of photography and twenty-five digital images within two weeks of your session.


TicWatch GTH Courtesy of Remarkable Branding. The TicWatch GTH is a health expert on your wrist, with powerful sensors to help you reach optimal health. These sensors continuously monitor your skin temperature, blood oxygen (SpO2) levels, heart rate, respiration rate, and even your sleep quality. Advanced fitness tracking also helps you keep track of your progress and show all that you’ve accomplished on a brilliant 1.55’’ high-resolution color display. Swim, bike, and run all week long with up to 10 days of battery. Start living a healthier life with TicWatch GTH.

Package 4

Bird Lover’s Gift Package AND Alberta Botanic Garden Family Admission Pass
Courtesy of Wildbird General Store & Alberta Botanic Garden
Value $270
Glass Bird bath w/Stand
Quick Clean Big Tube Feeder
2.5 kg No Mess Bird Seed

Package 5

Framed Canvas Print of Your Photo AND Alberta Botanic Garden Family Admission Pass – Value $270
Courtesy of Canada on Canvas & Alberta Botanic Garden
24” X 18” Canvas Print

How to Enter

CONNECT with Nature,
CAPTURE a Photo.

Deadline is July 15, 2021


Get inspired by finding a trail on our website. You’ll find maps, details, and photos of some amazing trails in Edmonton.


Get outside and take some photos of your own. Remember to write down where you took the pic. Submit your photo using the form below.


Upload the photo to join the contest and come back to vote on the top 10 submissions from August 1st – 15th, 2021.

Join the Contest